'''Alexander Douglas Smith'''
(born May 7, 1984) is an American football quarterback
for the Kansas City Chiefs
of the National Football League
(NFL). He played college football
at the Utah Utes football|University of Utah
, where he was named the Mountain West Conference
Player of the Year in 2004 and led Utah to a 2005 Fiesta Bowl|Fiesta Bowl
victory and a national top-five finish.
Selected by the San Francisco 49ers
, Smith was the List of first overall National Football League draft picks|first overall pick
in the 2005 NFL draft
. His early tenure with the team was a period difficulty for Smith and in his first six seasons, he played for a different offensive coordinator
each year. He struggled with injuries and consistency and drew unfavorable comparisons with fellow 2005 draft pick Aaron Rodgers
Under head coach Jim Harbaugh